6 Interesting Things from Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise’s New Career Record


The action of actor Tom Cruise in flying various fighter planes can be seen in the film Top Gun: Maverick , which was released on Wednesday (25/5/2022) in Indonesian cinemas. The film tells the story of a naval pilot named Pete Maverick Mitchell (Tom Cruise) who descends the mountain to retrain his troops to carry out dangerous missions. Before watching the excitement of Tom Cruise as a pilot, consider the following interesting facts about the film Top Gun: Maverick .

1. Sequel to the first film Top Gun (1986) Top Gun: Maverick is the long-awaited film for action film lovers and Tom Cruise fans alike. The sequel to Top Gun comes 36 years after the first film was released in 1986. Despite having to wait 36 ​​years, it dampened Cruise’s enthusiasm for returning to the cockpit of the F-14 Tomcat. https://c.realme.com/eg/post-details/1538891992108007424  Luckily, Pete Maverick Mitchell’s iconic role in the sequel to Top Gun managed to get very positive reviews.

2. Adapted from a magazine article Different from most other films that are often based on books or novels, Top Gun is inspired by a magazine article that came out in the 1980s. The magazine tells about the struggles and explorations of a fighter pilot at Naval Air Station San Diego USA. After going through many compositions, the first film was released in 1986 and became the top film line at that time.

3. Tom Cruise rides a real fighter jet People who know Tom Cruise’s actions, must understand very well that he never messes with making films. This happens again in Top Gun: Maverick . Tom Cruise rides a real fighter jet. https://c.realme.com/eg/post-details/1539027550549475328  This interesting story was revealed by the producer of the film Top Gun: Maverick , Jerry Bruckheimer, who admitted that it was difficult to get Tom Cruise involved in this film. Tom Cruise was initially unsure about this film project after he was involved in his first film in 1986. However, the film production team hooked Tom Cruise back by sending him to the Naval Air Facility in El Centro (California). There, Tom Cruise then boarded an F-14 jet until he was finally convinced to return to play in this Top Gun sequel film.

4. Intense training to fly a fighter jet All the thrilling scenes as long as they fly the fighter jets are really real and are done by the actors themselves. All of the cast did intense training prior to filming due to the wishes of Tom Cruise. Playing Maverick who is best known for doing his own stunt work, Tom wants Miles Teller (Lt. Bradley ‘Rooster’ Bradshaw), Monica Barbaro (Lt. Natasha ‘Phoenix’ Trace), and Glen Powell ((Lt. Jake ‘Hangman’ Seresin) to study. how to fly. The film’s air coordinator, Kevin LaRosa Jr. then stepped in to work with Cruise to put together an intense flight program that started from a small plane. The players can master it. They pass to the next level and climb onto the aerobatic plane, Extra 300.

5. Delay several times Top Gun: Maverick was postponed several times due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic . Initially, the film was slated for release in 2019 before being postponed to June 2020. Even in June 2020, the situation did not allow for the release of the film Top Gun: Maverick , so it was again postponed to December 2020. In fact, at the end of 2020 it was still experiencing a delay in the film before it finally aired in May 2022. https://c.realme.com/eg/post-details/1539030434280243200

6. Make history in Tom Cruise’s career Top Gun: Maverick set a new history for Tom Cruise’s career because it managed to dominate the North American box office. Top Gun: Maverick grossed 124 million US dollars or equivalent to Rp. 1.8 trillion at its premiere on the weekend. So that the film was named the Tom Cruise film with the highest premiere income throughout the actor’s career.